6-year-old becomes latest rape victim
November 30, 2015 5:40 pm
A six-year-old girl is the latest victim in an alleged child rape case in Lautoka.
Police are now hot on the heels of the suspect who has been identified.
Police Chief of Operations, ACP Rusiate Tudravu, says the Lautoka girl was allegedly raped by her step father between Friday and Saturday last week.
The case was reported to the Lautoka Police Station by the victim’s uncle and the child is still admitted at the Lautoka Hospital.
“Yes I can confirm that and an investigation is currently undergoing and I would like to warn people that thorough investigation will be done; an aggressive investigation will be done. We will be moving in the quickest time so we can have them apprehended interviewed and taken to court.”
A special investigation team has been tasked to look into this case.
They’re also looking into the recent alleged rape of a 7-year-old girl in a separate incident.
Police are appealing to community leaders, chiefs and those holding high positions in societies to be responsible.